heliodon

noun
he·​li·​o·​don | \ ˈhēlēəˌdän \
plural -s

Definition of heliodon

: a device consisting of a pivoted platform and a spotlight on a vertical track used to simulate sun and shadow orientation for any latitude and day of year for a proposed building

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History and Etymology for heliodon

New Latin, from heli- entry 1 + -odon (from Greek hodos way, path)

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“Heliodon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heliodon. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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